WALLACE — Police detectives and detectives from Duplin County, Sampson County, Pender County and Onslow County solved several cases of stolen catalytic converters.

Thursday, March 04, 2021

RALEIGH — The state’s top elections administrator on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to move all of this year’s municipal elections to 2022 and bump back next year’s primaries from March to May due to delayed Census data.

The Duplin Times has been informed by the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office that on Feb. 21 it received a 911 call regarding multiple gunshot victims at Thomas Smith Mobile Home Park near Teachey.

RALEIGH — Carrie B. Shields, Executive Director of Duplin County Economic Development Commission, and Elizabeth Stalls, Duplin County Planner & Public Information Officer, recently graduated from the NC Rural Center’s Homegrown Leaders program.

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Thursday, March 04, 2021

KENANSVILLE — George Futrelle has big plans for what he calls “a 435-acre farm with a 6,0000-foot piece of asphalt in the middle of it.”

WALLACE — Despite Gov. Roy Cooper’s new executive order lifting restrictions on alcohol sales from 9 to 11 p.m., one local bar and grill owner says he does not expect to see a big change in his business.

Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services elected officers for 2021. They are: Front row, from left, Wayland Southerland, treasure, Brenda Holliday,secretary, Blake Lane, 3th Captain, Chase Kornegay, 2nd Lt.; Back row, Scott Rouse, Chief, Jamie Taylor, 1st Captain, Robbie …

Thursday, February 25, 2021

RICHLANDS — As we embark upon Black History Month, I frequently think about my great-grandfather, who was born a slave in North Carolina in 1834. I think of how he made education such a vital part of his life, as he was allowed to read when reading was against the law for most Blacks.

BEULAVILLE — Anyone preoccupied with the pandemic might not have noticed, but 2020 was the third wettest year on record, pushing past 1944 when 55 inches of rain fell in both Raleigh and Fayetteville.

RALEIGH – Omar Jaquan Carr, 26, from Teachey, North Carolina, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for conspiracy to possess and possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, from January 2019 through February 19, 2020, one count of aiding and abetting in the dist…

WILMINGTON – Robert Baxter, 51, of Duplin County, was sentenced last week to 97 months imprisonment for: conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and possession with inten…

WALLACE — It’s small, easy to remove in just a couple of minutes, and it has precious metals in it more valuable per ounce than gold. Oh yeah, it’s also sitting under your car right now, and thieves are on the lookout for it.

KENANSVILLE — A winter storm that saw the greater-Duplin County area suffer through rain and near-freezing temperatures caused more damage in other parts of the state. That slowed the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations.